Entries tagged with “sexual orientation discrimination”

Bloomberg Employee Claim Highlights Need for Candor

Earlier this week, Brian Martinez filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York, claiming that Bloomberg L.P. terminated his employment because he was regarded as disabled and because he is gay, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and employment discrimination laws of New York State and City.  In a nutshell, Martinez was the victim of domestic abuse, which caused him to suffer a nervous breakdown.  He took two leaves of absence to address his psychological issues and, during the second, Bloomberg eliminated his job in a restructuring.   (Read the Bloomberg Complaint.pdf.)  In the Complaint, Martinez claims that the... More
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